Our Partners

Our Why

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The blockchain industry is faced with a growing talent gap
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the global cybersecurity talent gap by 2021
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Job openings for every one blockchain developer
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Our Mission

At LBL, we believe in the truly revolutionary and life changing potential of blockchain and other DLTs.

Our mission is to empower the students, entrepreneurs, businesses and policy-makers of today to be the world-changers of tomorrow.

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Blockchain Developers Trained

Our How

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Our educational and networking platform is solving the talent gap

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UCL, LSE Imperial

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We are based across London’s three leading universities, with weekly events on each campus. Our members are given the opportunity to engage with fellow blockchain enthusiasts across London, with an unparalleled lineup of academic talent supporting your learning and growth.

Meetups

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LBL hosts regular Meetups, headlined by talks from companies and blockchain leaders around the world, welcoming and uniting students, entrepreneurs, academics and policymakers on one stage with the common goal of fostering blockchain adoption.

Business Networks

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The diversity of our attending community provides a unique chance for students and professionals to expand their business network. We help connect keen minds with opportunities in the blockchain space, including internships, jobs, speaking opportunities and business partnerships.

Speaker Series

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The first step of your learning journey will be to attend talks by the global leaders of the blockchain industry, who we host across UCL, LSE and Imperial. Last year we welcomed Charles Hoskinson, co-founder of Ethereum, Cardano and IOHK, and Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of Hyperledger, among many others.

Workshops and Student Course

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LBL offers blockchain enthusiasts a ground-up educational journey to becoming a blockchain developer, business analyst or researcher. We host professional and student-run workshops and a chapter-by-chapter course, taking students from blockchain basics to being able to create and harness value from the technology.

Online Resources

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To supplement our in-person lectures and workshops, we offer members an expansive library of reading materials to support your educational journey and allow you to delve deeper into topics of interest, ranging from Cryptography to Enterprise blockchains and ICO analysis.

Try and join our Labs division, to gain hands-on experience by working on R&D and Consultancy projects for our partners!

You are now well connected and know blockchain.
This will get you this far in differentiating from the mass.
Our insight into the industry highlights how companies are now looking for individuals that not only know blockchain but that have a demonstrated record of experience working in blockchain projects.

LEVEL UP YOUR SKILLS

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Get selected to receive technical training for Blockchain-oriented Development by gaining access to exclusive online courses, software development workshops/Bootcamps led by members of the team and world-leading guest lectures.

We will soon widen the scope of our platforms! Contact Lorcan, our Labs director,

MAKE AN IMPACT

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There is an overdemand of Blockchain developers and consultant, meaning that we can select whom we want to partner with. Be empowered to select and work only on projects that you are passionate about.Develop cutting-edge research projects with our world-leading academic partners. Consult industry partners and support the creation of Blockchain-based solutions.
Read a selection of our past projects with the following partners…

Unique Exposure

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By attending our events, student members gain unique exposure to top professionals, looking for blockchain-skilled talent. LBL sets you up with the platform to showcase your skills and engage with global businesses to further your career opportunities.

In-demand Skills

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Blockchain skills are exceptionally in demand in the industry, with 14 job openings per developer, and an cross-industry hunt for business leaders who understand how and where blockchain can create value. LBL equips you with the skills to fill this talent gap, and drive the future of blockchain and DLT adoption.

Recommendation to Employers

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LBL has access to a vast multi-industry network of businesses, and can recommend exceptional candidates to business partners. LBL team members who demonstrate commitment and excellence throughout the academic year will be issued with letters of recommendation for leading jobs in the space.

Boost your brand

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LBL habours a community of 2500+ blockchain enthusiasts from London’s top universities, and our social media posts reach up to 7000 students and young professionals, giving you the chance to propel your brand in the blockchain space and identify yourself as a progressive blockchain leader.

Access blockchain talent

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Our platform gives businesses across all industries a unique chance to address budding blockchain experts and expose them to internships and job opportunities, to fill the blockchain talent gap and allow for genuine value creation from this technology.

Work with Labs

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The LBL Labs team of BSc/MSc/PhD researchers and developers work alongside industry to develop ground-breaking solutions. Whether you are trying to develop blockchain solutions or still figuring out whether you need a blockchain, we can help you reduce the risk and cost involved in answering these questions. As a non-profit missioned to foster blockchain adoption, we offer our expertise in a wide range of fields from Cyber Security to Ethereum full-stack development to Cryptography & Cryptology. Some of our services include, Start-Up Incubation, PoC validation, Strategic Analyses, Whitepaper Review and Bespoke Software Solutions. Contact us for a zero-commitment consultation!

Executive Education

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Our education team has acquired in-depth experience of teaching blockchain in clear, understandable and practical terms. We offer firms comprehensive educational workshops, ranging from introductory talks to full-day informational workshops on topics including enterprise blockchains and cryptoeconomics.

Who We Are

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Founded in 2017 by former members of the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies, Blockchain at LSE and Blockchain at Berkeley, LBL now counts a community of 2500+ across UCL, LSE and Imperial College London.